40 Practical Travel Tips & Reminders

1. Travel light

2. Bring plastic bags

3. Wear a scarf

4. Smile

5. Always buy travel insurance

6. Use a currency converter

7. Ease into a new time zone

8. Make a packing list

9. Learn common key phrases of the local language

10. Buy things and send them home

11. Take photos!

12. Be respectful

13. Talk to strangers

14. Carry cash

15. Pack earplugs

16. Know where to find free wifi

17. Mark your luggage

18. Hide emergency cash

19. Be Flexible

20. Stock up on sample-sized everything

21. Buy travel insurance

22. Wear sunscreen

23. Give yourself enough time

24. Step out of your comfort zone

25. Wear walking shoes

26. Bring a first aid kit

27. Try new food

28. Keep important items on you

29. Bring flip flops

30. Keep a journal

31. Be spontaneous

32. Protect your tech

33. Pack extra underwear

34. Take a class

35. Go grocery shopping

36. Learn to haggle

37. Use local guides

38. Eat street food!

39. Roll don't fold your clothes

40. Relax